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Welcome! And thanks for visiting the Joy Boys audio pages.

To hear some Joy Boys comedy right now, you can visit our ALLCLIPS page!

Or, if you'd like to see what we have in our library of over 117 CDs, just scroll down. Each CD is listed in brief below, and you can see the details by clicking on its CD number.

(For our special Remember the Joy Boys CDs, our collections of some of the Joy Boys greatest hits, head on over to this page.)

And yes, you can order any of our Joy Boys CDs right now! Please contact us for the details.


Click any CD listed below to see a detailed table of contents. Selected tracks are available in MP3 files for on-line listening.

CDs are priced at $11 each (plus $3 shipping/handling for each order). For ordering information, please contact us.

#JB102 - 2 online clips - Last nighttime WRC show, 1/7/72; plus one AFRTS show

#JB103 - 2 online clips - Three AFRTS shows

#JB104 - 1 online clip - Two AFRTS shows

#JB105 - Two AFRTS shows

#JB106 - 2 online clips - Last WRC show, 9/29/72, part 1

#JB107 - 2 online clips - Last WRC show, part 2

#JB108 - 4 online clips - Last WRC show, part 3

#JB109 - 2 online clips - One AFRTS show; various bits from 1971; WTOP-TV coverage of last WRC show

#JB110 - 2 online clips - WMAL morning show, July 23 1990, Joy Boys and Johnny Holliday

#JB111 - 2 online clips - One show from May 19 1961, plus bits from 1960, 1961, and 1969

#JB112 - 2 online clips - "One A Day Radio" and other bits from 1962-63, PSAs from 1971

#JB113 - 5 online clips - Two At One shows from 1956, one bit from 1955

#JB114 - 2 online clips - Bits from 1959 to 1974, including parts of the first and last WWDC shows

#JB115 - 5 online clips - Humor and History: interviews, plus airchecks from 4/30/67 and 12/13/66, and Ed's "Crabs for Christmas"

#JB116 - 2 online clips - First Thanksgiving; One A Day Radio; interviews

#JB117 - 5 online clips - Bits from 1973; Ed Walker, Tom Gauger and Baltimore Benny on WMAL; interviews; others

#JB118 - 3 online clips - Two AFRTS shows

#JB119 - 1 online clip - Fred Fiske interviews the Joy Boys on WWDC's Empathy program

#JB120 - 1 online clip - Masterpuss Theatre, the Six Wives of Henry VIII; also, Betty Groebli interviews the Joy Boys

#JB121 - 2 online clips - Joy Boys and Johnny Holliday on WMAL's morning show, part 1 of 2, 7/23/90

#JB122 - Joy Boys and Johnny Holliday on WMAL's morning show, part 2 of 2, 7/23/90 (This CD is mostly a duplicate of JB110, but has better quality, and more of the pre-recorded commercials are cut out.)

#JB123 - 3 online clips - Is Bryson Rash? The story of a WRC newsman's rise to stardom. (1963)

#JB124 - Christmas with the Joy Boys, December 1990; also a Mutual Radio Network special on old-time radio, also from 1990.

#JB125 - 3 online clips - Comedy and interviews from the 1986-88 era; also a 1975 sound bite from the TV show, A.M. Washington, featuring Arthur Godfrey.

#JB126 - 2 online clips - Two AFRTS shows from about 1960

#JB127 - 4 online clips - Bits from New Year's Eve 1959

#JB128 - 3 online clips - Bits from early 1959

#JB129 - 2 online clip - More from early 1959

#JB130 - 4 online clips - Bits from the middle part of 1959

#JB131 - 2 online clips - More bits from the middle part of 1959

#JB132 - 1 online clip - And more from the middle of 1959

#JB133 - Bits from late 1959, and 1/1/61 as well

#JB134 - 4 online clips - PSAs; 1960 bits; ACB award

#JB135 - 1 online clip - One A Day Radio; AFRS show; NASA narration

#JB136 - 1 online clip - Three AFRS shows

#JB137 - 1 online clip - Several AFRS shows and bits

#JB138 - 3 online clips - The first three AFRS Joy Boys shows, numbered 1, 2, and 3.

#JB139 - 1 online clip - The next three AFRS Joy Boys shows, numbered 4, 5, and 6.

#JB140 - 2 online clips - Bits from WRC radio, circa 1972.

#JB141 - 2 online clips - First WWDC show, part 1, from October 23 1972.

#JB142 - First WWDC show, part 2; also Al Ross.

#JB143 - 1 online clip - Shows from WWDC (1974), WMAL (1980), and some interviews.

#JB144 - 2 online clips - As The Worm Turns, a WRC-TV Christmas special, Vaughn Monroe festival, and "Play It Again, Ed" from WMAL.


The 200 series CDs are mastered from Bob Carpenter's tapes, recorded during 1960 and 1961 from WRC-FM. Most of these recordings are extremely clean-sounding.

#JB201 - Three shows: December 26, 27, and 29, 1960

#JB202 - 1 online clip - Three shows: December 30 1960, and January 3 and 4, 1961

#JB203 - 1 online clip - Three shows: January 4, 5, and 6, 1961

#JB204 - 1 online clip - New Year's Party, January 1 1961, part 1

#JB205 - New Year's Party, January 1 1961, part 2

#JB206 - 1 online clip - New Year's Party, January 1 1961, part 3

#JB207 - 1 online clip - Three shows: January 16, 17, and 18, 1961

#JB208 - 3 online clips - Three shows: January 19, 20, and 23, 1961

#JB209 - 1 online clip - Three shows: January 12, 25, and 26, 1961

#JB210 - 1 online clip - Three shows: January 27, 30, and February 1, 1961

#JB211 - 2 online clips - Three shows: February 2, 3, and 6, 1961

#JB212 - Three shows: February 7, 8, and 9, 1961

#JB213 - 1 online clip - Three shows: February 10, 13, and 14, 1961

#JB214 - 1 online clip - Three shows: February 16, 17, and 18, 1961

#JB215 - 1 online clip - Three shows: February 21, 22, and 23, 1961

#JB216 - 1 online clip - Three shows: February 24, 27, and 28, 1961

#JB217 - 1 online clip - Three shows: March 1, 2, and 3, 1961

#JB218 - 1 online clip - Three shows: March 6, 7, and 8, 1961

#JB219 - 2 online clips - Three shows: March 9, 10, and 13, 1961

#JB220 - 3 online clips - Three shows: March 14, 15, and 17, 1961

#JB221 - 1 online clip - Three shows: March 20, April 4 and 5, 1961

#JB222 - 1 online clip - Three shows: March 27, April 6 and 7, 1961

#JB223 - 1 online clip - Three shows: March 21, 22, and 23, 1961

#JB224 - 1 online clip - Three shows: March 24, 28, and 29, 1961

#JB225 - 2 online clips - Three shows: March 30, 31, and April 3, 1961

#JB226 - 1 online clip - Three shows: April 10, 11, and 12, 1961

#JB227 - 1 online clip - Three shows: April 13, 14, and 17, 1961

#JB228 - 1 online clip - Three shows: April 18, 19, and 20, 1961

#JB229 - 1 online clip - Three shows: April 21, 24, and 25, 1961

#JB230 - Three shows: April 26, 27, and 28, 1961

#JB231 - 1 online clip - Three shows: May 2, 3, and 4, 1961

#JB232 - 1 online clip - Three shows: May 5, 8, and 9, 1961

#JB233 - 2 online clips - Three shows: May 10, 12, and 15, 1961

#JB234 - 2 online clips - Three shows: May 16, 17, and 18, 1961

#JB235 - 1 online clip - Three shows: May 26, June 2 and 9, 1961

And now we go back in time, to the 1960 shows...

#JB236 - 1 online clip - Three shows: March 9, 11, and 14, 1960

#JB237 - 1 online clip - Three shows: March 15, 16, and 18, 1960

#JB238 - Three shows: June 20, 24, and 27, 1960

#JB239 - Three shows: June 29, 30, and July 11, 1960

#JB240 - Three shows: July 14, 15, and 18, 1960

#JB241 - Three shows: July 19, 21, and 22, 1960

#JB242 - Four shows: July 25, 26, 28, and 29, 1960

#JB243 - Three shows: August 1, 3, and 5, 1960

#JB244 - 1 online clip - Three shows: August 8, 9, and 10, 1960

#JB245 - Three shows: August 11, 16, and 17, 1960

#JB246 - 1 online clip - Three shows: August 4, 18, and 23, 1960

#JB247 - Three shows: August 25, 29, and 30, 1960

#JB248 - Three shows: August 31, September 15 and 16, 1960

#JB249 - 1 online clip - Three shows: September 13, 21, and 22, 1960

#JB250 - 1 online clip - Three shows: September 26, 29, and 30, 1960

#JB251 - 1 online clip - Three shows: October 19, 21, and 24, 1960

#JB252 - 1 online clip - Three shows: October 3, 6, and 7, 1960

#JB253 - 2 online clips - Three shows: October 10, 12, and 14, 1960

#JB254 - 3 online clips - Two shows: October 17 (extended material) and 28, 1960

#JB255 - 1 online clip - Three shows: October 31, and November 1 and 2, 1960

#JB256 - 2 online clips - Three shows: November 3, 4, and 7, 1960

#JB257 - 2 online clips - Three shows: November 8, 9, and 10, 1960 (lots of election jokes)

#JB258 - 1 online clip - Three shows: November 14, 15, and 16, 1960

#JB259 - 2 online clips - Three shows: November 22, 23, and 24, 1960 (Thanksgiving week)

#JB260 - 3 online clips - Three shows: November 25, 28, and 30, 1960

#JB261 - 2 online clips - Three shows: December 1, 5, and 6, 1960

#JB262 - Three shows: December 7, 8, and 9, 1960

#JB263 - 1 online clip - Three shows: December 12, 13, and 14, 1960

#JB264 - 4 online clips - Three shows: December 15, 16, and 19, 1960

#JB265 - 3 online clips - Three shows: December 20, 21, and 22, 1960

#JB266 - 1 online clip - Assorted bits from September to November 1960


The 300 series CDs are taken from studio master tapes. This first set of tapes was loaned to us from Ed Walker's personal collection.

#JB301 - 2 online clips - Bits from WWDC, recorded in 1972-73

#JB302 - Bits from WWDC, recorded in 1972; a complete As The Worm Turns

#JB303 - 2 online clips - Bits from about 1972

#JB304 - 3 online clips - December 21 1966, live from the WRC lobby

#JB305 - 5 online clips - December 22 1966, also from the lobby

#JB306 - Bits from 1960, 1961, 1972-73

#JB307 - 3 online clips - The "bomb scare" show, recorded April 7 1970

#JB308 - 4 online clips - Master tapes of the Joy Boys theme, and Ed Walker's "Time For Music" show


If you have Joy Boys tapes, please contact us! We would love to add your tapes to the archive. Anything you provide will be digitally restored and mastered on CD for the best possible quality, and you'll receive a copy of your tape on CD plus your pick from anything else in the archives.


Fine print: All original material is copyrighted by the Joy Boys, Ed Walker and Willard Scott. All rights reserved. CDs are sold for personal enjoyment only and not licensed for rebroadcast or reproduction.


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